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Krissy H. Snyder
Founder and Executive Director
Krissy initially launched the idea of Wildflower Cottage for Children after 16+ years directing at another program. During that time, she expanded the preschool program…
Lead Teacher, Preschoolers & Admin Support
Jordan’s work centers around his belief that young children and adults are really quite similar to each other. They both get swept away by the…
Destanee was born in Wisconsin but grew up around Hillsborough, NC where she met her husband. In September 2020, they welcomed their first child–a daughter,…
Harley grew up in the western part of North Carolina—in Taylorsville. She studied Psychology at Western Carolina University and then decided to move to the Durham/Chapel…
Lead Teacher, Toddlers
As a life-long learner, Shaina strongly believes that positive experiences in early education will foster a love of continued education. A strong partnership between parent…
Caton is from Roxboro, North Carolina. She recently graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Child Development (with a focus in Pre-K/Kindergarten and…
Rashaan Thompson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts/Filmmaking from the Art Institute of Raleigh/Durham. As he encourages others to find their higher purpose through…
Creative Consultant, School-Age Summer Camp Coordinator
When Megan thinks about Wildflower Cottage, she sees many elements that inspire children to create. She treasures the program’s reverence toward “the hundred languages” of…
Shayda was born and raised in Durham, NC. She attended Riverside High School, and is now working toward her Bachelor’s degree at East Carolina University…
Amber values the children of Wildflower Cottage as an extension of her own family. Growing up with four siblings, she studied, worked, and adventured alongside…
Maya has four younger siblings, and has always loved learning from–and growing along with–the children around her. Wildflower Cottage offers her a place to interact…
Board of Directors
In order to provide a lasting, community-based school for generations to come, Wildflower Cottage for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. The non-profit status helps us to remain transparent to all stakeholders—parents, teachers, and charitable donors. All can rest assured that funding goes directly toward supporting the program, staff compensation, and our children's education.
Our founding Board of Directors is comprised of local, professional men and women. Each brings a unique perspective and experience to their role: business management, finances, accounting, law, human resources, education, health care, occupational safety, insurance, advertisement, education, real estate, grant-writing, counseling, etc.